KTM has got quite a reputation in the world of motorsports especially when we are talking about off-road events. It has got some great riders in its teams and also some very interesting and capable machines. One such bike is the 450 SX-F, and KTM has just unveiled a factory edition of this insane motorcycle.
KTM has done a number of changes in the 450 SX-F factory edition that sets it apart from its standard variant. All of these changes are supposed to make the already capable 450 SX-F, a much more performance-oriented motorcycle. The most prominent tweaks include suspension and transmission.
Following are the upgrades that you can see in the latest KTM 450 SX-F factory edition models:
- Factory seat with Selle Dalla Valle logo
2019 Red Bull KTM Factory Racing graphics
Updated Suspension and Engine Settings
Akrapovič Slip-on silencer
Orange anodized Factory triple clamps
Factory wheels with D.I.D. Dirt Star rims
Factory start for the fork
Composite skid plate
Semi-floating front disc
Front brake disc guard
Orange rear sprocket
Speaking about the new bike, Ian Harrison, Team Manager, Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team, said, “The KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition is a World Championship-proven machine and the clear weapon of choice for the Team. This model truly embraces KTM’s ‘Ready to Race’ philosophy and the company continues to prove its commitment through R&D and feedback from the racers themselves.”
It is interesting to know that KTM has unveiled the new 450 SX-F factory edition less than a month before Anaheim 1 – the opening round of the 2019 Monster Energy Supercross series that’s is scheduled for 5th Jan 2019.